Classroom Blog of the Classical Civilization Students. IES María Casares, Oleiros, Galicia, Spain.
Sunday, December 12, 2010
Greek and Latin Roots of English: Aristocracy
According to the Oxford Diccionary aristocracy means "the highest class in certain societies, typically comprising people of noble birth holding hereditary titles and offices". In the pic there are people who belong to aristocracy.
Aristocracy derives from Greek aristos, meaning "best"; and kratos, meaning "rule, power".